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November 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bullskin Elementary students raise awareness, funds for juvenile diabetes

Type 1 diabetes, sometimes known as juvenile diabetes, turns the body against itself, causing the immune system to mistakenly attack insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells. More...

News

Flynn may be moving to cooperate with Mueller’s Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move that could signal cooperation with the government, lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump’s lawyers that they are no longer communicating with them about spe More...

New Mexico charity embraces gun raffle

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Organizers of a year-end charity gun raffle in southern New Mexico say they are better off after separating from United Way Worldwide, which had sought to block the annual firearms fundraiser.  More...

Celebrities reignite fight to free woman in prison for life

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Celebrities have reignited the fight to free a Tennessee woman serving a life sentence for fatally shooting a man, saying she was a sex-trafficking victim wronged by the legal system. More...

Opinion

NaNoWhyMo or, What Have I Done?

Every small once in a while, the aforementioned perfectionism that can lead me down a path to disaster can actually have its perks.  More...

Watching out for one another

(AP) – America’s growing population of older people is often in the news. Nationwide, an estimated 10,000 Baby Boomers retire every day. More...

Tax-bill test: How revolutionary are the GOP rebels?

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. -- Within living memory, this part of the world, framed by White Mountain peaks and garlanded by firs and hemlock, was the sturdy redoubt of the old conservatism. More...

Sports

Experienced Southmoreland girls excited for season

The Southmoreland girls basketball team narrowly missed reaching the postseason last year.  That’s something the Scotties are hoping to remedy this year as they return to the court with a group of skilled, veteran players.  Head coach More...

Steelers look for 6th straight win as sliding Packers visit

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike McCarthy grew up in Pittsburgh and the roots still run deep for the longtime Green Bay Packers coach.  More...

Late goal lifts Bruins past Penguins, 4-3

BOSTON (AP) — After letting a pair of two-goal leads slip away in the second period, the Boston Bruins got the break they needed early in the third and put an end to the rallies.  David Pastrnak scored on a breakaway 5:06 into the third pe More...

Shop small, win big

Mt. Pleasant celebrates Small Business Saturday with annual cookie tour

If the combination of sweets, shopping local for loved ones and potential prize money sounds appealing, the Mt. More...

Connellsville promotes, hires officers

The mother of a Connellsville police officer held the Bible as her son was sworn in as the city’s newest detective and promoted from corporal to lieutenant. More...

Obituaries

Janet M. Kimmel

Connellsville

Janet M. Hixson Kimmel, 79, a longtime resident of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at her residence, while being comforted by her loving family.  She was born Jan. More...

Linda M. Mazza

Formerly of Dunbar

Linda Marie Mazza, 73, of Rehoboth Beach, Del., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017.  She was born in 1944 in Dunbar, daughter of Marie McKenney (Wilhelm) and the late Albert McKenney.  More...

Pioneering jazz singer Jon Hendricks dies at 96

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Jon Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the “vocalese” singing style in which words were added to instrumental songs, has died. He was 96. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the middle of them.” (Matthew 18:20 AKJV)  This is one reason we should be in church with other believers. Be in church this Sunday.   More...

Ensure optimal health by creating a sleep schedule

Dear Reader: In our last column, we explored some of the links between sleep deficit and Alzheimer’s disease. More...

Church News

Concerts scheduled   More...

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